Craftivism: Felting For Change

  • Craftivism: Felting For Change

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  • Heroes of Feminism and adventures in wet felting. Create sisterhood, dialogue and some seriously fierce-some fiber art!

    Inspired by Bonnie Burton’s feminist finger puppets, we will be creating our very own felted versions with fiber artist Tami Selph of Blubird Studio. You’ll start by wet felting the puppet figure and then add fun accoutrements. You will learn about wet felting and needle felting techniques in the process AND come together with other women in an inspiring environment!

    Ages: Most suitable for adults of all ages – no experience necessary!

    Materials: All supplies are included.

    Instructor: Tami Selph of Blubird Studio

    Tami is a modern fiber artist, whose work merges traditional foundations with today’s textured techniques, and vibrant colorwork.  She enjoys working with multiple fiber media, and is passionate about revitalizing and sparking new appreciation for the fiber arts through education, and inspiring and empowering a new generation of makers.  She is known for Collaborweave, an interactive weaving project which encourages community participation and creative collaboration, and her work has received awards from NY Sheep and Wool.

    NOTE: All classes require a minimum number of students to run. Please sign up in advance to help avoid cancellation due to low registration. In the case of a cancellation you will be notified prior and receive a full refund. Please read our class policies.

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